Whitney Mercilus

Outside Linebacker Age: 24 Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#26 overall), 2012 College: Illinois Agent(s): Sean Howard (SportsTrust Advisors)
  • Current Contract

    Whitney Mercilus signed a 4 year, $7,634,088 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $3,992,064 signing bonus, $6,203,084 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,908,522. In 2015, Mercilus will earn a base salary of $1,431,012. Mercilus has a cap hit of $2,429,028 while his dead money value is $998,016.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $7,634,088
    Signing Bonus $3,992,064
    Average Salary $1,908,522
    Guaranteed $6,203,084
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2012 Contract details by year $390,000 $998,016 $1,388,016 $6,203,076
    2013 Contract details by year $737,004 $998,016 $1,735,020 $4,815,066
    2014 Contract details by year $1,084,008 $998,016 $2,082,024 $3,080,040
    2015 Contract details by year $1,431,012 $998,016 $2,429,028 $998,016
    2016 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Signing Bonus: $3.99 million
    • $6.2 million guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2012-14 base)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OTC.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $3,992,064 - - - - - $4,382,064
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $737,004 - - - - - - $737,004
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,084,008 - - - - - - $1,084,008
    Est. Earnings (3 seasons) $2,211,012 $3,992,064 - - - - - $6,203,076
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    09/27/2013 Player contract details by year Roughing the Passer $15,750 Roughing Ravens QB Joe Flacco
    - $15,750
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Whitney Mercilus ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($2,429,028) Rank
    NFL: #0
    AFC: #0
    AFC South: #0
    Houston Texans: #0
    Outside Linebacker: #0

    Total Cash ($1,431,012) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Outside Linebacker: #0

    Average Annual ($1,908,522) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Outside Linebacker: #0